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Marty Karp, A/V specialist, tech guru, director of marketing at Show Sage LLC

Interview with Marty Karp about Theatre Projections

I met Marty Karp at the 2017 edTA National Conference in Nashville this past September. Marty was there as an exhibitor talking up his projection playback software called Watchout. After talking to Marty for about an afternoon and also having him provide some incredibly valuable insights at our Theatre Avenue workshop, I knew he would […]

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How Did You Use Projections in Annie? | Behind the Curtain

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to Atlanta-based artistic director Amanda Farnsworth. Amanda talks about her unique take on the classic show, Annie, and how she used digital projection backdrops to bring something fresh and interesting to the stage. Video Length: 1:57 (1 minute, 57 seconds) QUESTION: “How Did You Use Projections in Annie?” AMANDA: “Oh my […]

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“Exstasis” — Post-Show Projections Chat with Tara Lee

In October 2017, Theatre Avenue teamed up with Terminus Modern Ballet Company to create a series of unique digital projections for the world premiere of their show, ‘Exstasis.’ A small troupe of former Atlanta Ballet dancers and creators, Terminus set out to tell an emotionally-charged story with strong themes and visuals. I sat down with […]

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What We’re Working On Right Now

Hi I’m Mitch, Founder and Projection Designer here at Theatre Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. Here are a few things we’ve got cooking in the studio this fall/winter 2017: • We’re working on a series of magical projections for holiday, Christmas, and winter plays like Christmas Carol, Nutcracker, Elf and beyond. • We just finished an […]

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Making Digital Theatre Projections [video]

A little peek behind the scenes at Theatre Avenue, where we design and animate projections for theatre and ballet shows. This video will give you a taste of what it’s like here: warm, fun, and down to earth. But we also a team committed to doing incredible work for incredible makers of theatre—drama teachers, community […]

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Projection Pro Tip #4: Best Projector Manufacturers?

This is part 4 of an interview with professional technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it?’ type format. Mitch: When it comes to projection gear, are there any manufacturers who seem to consistently be the best […]

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Projection Pro Tip #3: What Tech to Buy First When You Start?

This is part 3 of an interview with professional technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it?’ type format. Mitch: If you’re a high school director, for example, wanting to start using projections in your shows, where […]

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